Kastellorizo, idyllic island at heart of Greece-Turkey row

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Sun, 2020-08-30 01:39

KASTELLORIZO, GREECE: The tiny island of Kastellorizo, peeking out of the turquoise waters of the Eastern Mediterranean just 2 km off the Turkish coast, may not look like the focus of an international incident.
And it does not feel that way to the sun-baked inhabitants, even as diplomatic tensions mount and Greece, Turkey and their allies mount rival military exercises in nearby waters in a row over gas exploration rights. “Nobody at all is afraid here,” says Giorgos Karagiannis.

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